President Trump Demands Testimony From Whistleblower
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From the LeftTrump rejects offer of written answers from whistleblower
The president says the anonymous intelligence official must instead testify publicly.
President Donald Trump on Monday rejected an offer by the lawyer for the anonymous whistleblower at the center of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry to submit written answers to questions from Republican lawmakers.
“The Whistleblower gave false information & dealt with corrupt politician Schiff,” Trump wrote on Twitter, referring to House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), one of the leaders of the impeachment probe.
“He must be brought forward to testify,” the president continued. “Written answers not acceptable!”
From the CenterTrump demands testimony from whistleblower
President Trump on Monday demanded that the anonymous whistleblower who raised an alarm about his contacts with Ukraine testify.
Trump said it was “not acceptable” for the whistleblower to answer written questions from Republican lawmakers in connection with the House impeachment inquiry, as his attorneys communicated was on the table on Sunday. And he claimed without evidence that the whistleblower gave “false information.”
The president also referenced revelations that the whistleblower contacted House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff’s (D-Calif.) committee for guidance before filing the complaint, calling the top Democrat...
From the RightTrump Ups Attempt to Discredit Whistleblower
President Donald Trump sent out a flurry of tweets on Monday morning in his continued attempt to discredit the whistleblower behind the complaint that led to the House’s impeachment inquiry.
“The Whistleblower gave false information & dealt with corrupt politician Schiff,” Trump wrote. “He must be brought forward to testify. Written answers not acceptable! Where is the 2nd Whistleblower? He disappeared after I released the transcript. Does he even exist?"
The president also pressed ahead with his insistence that there was nothing wrong in his July telephone call with...